Is Kai Lenny’s Giant Downwind Carrot Strapped to His Back the Future?

I LOVE that Kai continues to experiment—to try anything—including strapping a huge inflatable carrot from Lou Wainman to help propel him forward on his foil. Video by Ryan Johnson “RJ” (@ryanjohnson.mov on Instagram) "Supposedly," Kai says in this instagram video post, "it catches the wind and...

Starboard launches 2019 Range of Boards, Paddles and Gear

Starboard
Starboard just released the full catalogue of their lineup for 2019. See the whole Starboard 2019 lineup and download the Catalogue here

Kickstarter Spotlight: Hydroholder, NEW SUP / Prone / OC Adhesive Waterbottle Holder

Hydro Holder - Multi Use
First the disclaimer: We haven't tried or tested the Hydroholder. That said, it looks like a simple design that works, easy to attach items like water bottles or flip flops. At first I wasn't sure how it'd do in surf, but the video shows a...

Rebranding for a Phili Paddle Club comes to life with Custom QuickBlade Team Paddles

Philadelphia Flying Phoenix
Over the past 2 years, Sunny Jackson and thePhiladelphia Flying Phoenix and Outrigger Team worked with Rosemary Murphy of Murphy Designs to re-brand the club with new logos for both canoe and dragon boat racing teams. They had just finished the designs and were unveiling...

Werner Paddles launches new race paddle with the Werner Apex SUP Race Paddle

Werner Paddles
Josh Riccio, won stock SUP class and 5th overall and walks through the Werner Apex paddle. New Features: Power pocket concave to help secure catch in power phase 10 degree offset Flex shaft options For more information, go to: http://www.wernerpaddles.com/ Available at all Werner retailers and shops...

New Quickblade SUP Gun cools off summer heat by making paddles into Water Guns

We saw our first prototype in Key West when Quickblade's Jimmy Terrell and Jojo Rosen brought a few out at the Lazy Dog Paddle Shack. They have some range and can shock the heck out of a competitor at the start of a race....

Safety Checklist for the Carolina Cup

Safety Gear for Paddle Racing First time doing the Carolina Cup, or any race this year? Not sure what to bring? Here's our checklist for safety gear essentials. All Races/All Craft: Leash - coiled so that it will stay out of your way and out of...

Board Review: Comparing Bullets

Board: SIC Bullet Series Our Man in The PNW - Joel Yang - loves to geek out on boards and gear as much as we do.  The Stoke on the Water Gorge Guide put this comparison of the classic SIC Bullet series, on which he...

Board Review: SIC Bayonnet 2018

 SIC Bayonet 2018
 SIC Bayonet 2018 Our Man in The PNW - Joel Yang - loves to geek out on boards and gear as much as we do.  The Stoke on the Water Gorge Guide put this review of the new SIC Bayonet together for us, after a...

Book Review: Zane Schweitzer’s Beneath the Surface

Schweitzer’s Beneath the Surface
Zane Schweitzer’s Beneath the Surface Athlete autobiographies and memoirs - ghost written or not - are a dime a dozen.  Sometimes, most times, they are overblown with ego, peppered with tales of celebrity success and excess if not debauchery, with maybe a little inspiration thrown...

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